Deep bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5210, offering room (Khemten)

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 26.5 cm (7 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1936

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, deep convex bowl with round base and flattened rim. Brownware with red slip; exterior heavily worn. Repaired and missing one body fragment.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5210, offering room (Khemten). G 14 Pot 14. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition